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  • A man with a plan – how Ian Flatters chose tree care as his profession
  • Growing your tree care business? Start with these 4 tips

    Growing your tree care business? Start with these 4 tips

    The right business prospects, people, equipment and industry relationships are all critical factors to consider when laying the groundwork to grow your tree care business. It’s important to first look inward before even starting the growth process. Ask yourself key questions to reveal how ready you are to grow your business. Examine your “appetite to […]

  • Staying busy in the offseason: Tips to market your business
  • Winterizing your tree care business

    Winterizing your tree care business

    The temperatures sinking well below zero in parts of the U.S. are a good reminder of the importance of winterizing your tree care business. It’s a process that starts with machinery and equipment, but also extends to how you manage your business to maximize the work you can do in what’s historically the “slow” time […]

  • A role redefined: Meet Jennifer Chambless, ISA Certified Arborist®

    A role redefined: Meet Jennifer Chambless, ISA Certified Arborist®

    It’s true — the tree care industry has historically employed more men than women, but those statistics haven’t stopped Arbor Tech, LLC employee Jennifer Chambless from anything. In fact, Chambless, who recently passed her ISA Certified Arborist® exam, is encouraging men and women alike to ignore gender stereotypes to achieve their goals. With such a […]

  • Starting your own tree care company? Not without these pieces of equipment.
  • Financing Vermeer Equipment

    Financing Vermeer Equipment

    For many small-business owners, securing financing is one of the most intimidating parts of owning a business. It’s also one of the most important. For a tree care contractor, financing can be essential to getting the equipment you need to do your job day in and day out. That is why for years, Vermeer has […]

  • Be the rockstar of your company — CEO advice and more

    Be the rockstar of your company — CEO advice and more

    Passion, drive, tenacity — it takes a combination of the three to start a business, but if you ask Jeremy Tibbets, founder of A Plus Tree Service based in Concord, California, it takes an extra element of “ridiculousness” to be a successful CEO. Finding a niche Tibbets started A Plus 15 years ago at the […]

  • Things to consider before starting your tree care business
  • Preseason maintenance tips for your tree care equipment

    Preseason maintenance tips for your tree care equipment

    “People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.” These sage words come from baseball Hall of Famer and pitching legend Sandy Koufax—or the Left Arm of God as Sports Illustrated once called him. The man obviously knows a thing or two about throwing a baseball and understands […]